Anaesthesia in infancy has shown no adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in children by the age of two, a new international study, published today in world-leading medical journal The Lancet and led by Murdoch Children's Research Institute, has shown.
The question “What’s the fuss?” will ring out around Australia in weeks to come thanks to the launch of a new community-led campaign to promote the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) and the importance of health and medical research to our nation’s future.
Abnormalities picked up via magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the brains of premature babies have been identified in those who were later diagnosed with autism, research by Murdoch Children's Research Institute has found.
While we tend to idealise childhood as a carefree time, kids can still encounter adversity, grief and trauma. Issues such as growing up in poverty, parents divorcing, an illness or death in the family, school difficulties, bullying or family violence are experienced by many children.